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Was totally disappointed with the book. Carl Sagan spends too much time on unimportant details (probably using it as filler)and very little on the main story. Read morePublished on May 13 2011 by peppe51
"Contact" is the story of one Dr. Eleanor Arroway, a radio astronomer whose work is responsible for Earth's first contact with an extraterrestrial species. From the start, Dr. Read morePublished on July 8 2004 by Kurt M. Weber
While taking care to keep the fantastical adventure scientifically sound, Sagan seems to have given into his didactic nature. Read morePublished on June 14 2004 by Veloci86
Sagan had the knack of getting his humanistic point of view out without being offensive to the general populace. Read morePublished on May 3 2004 by J. McAndrew
We meet Ellie Arroway as a child whose father dies. She marvels at the wonder of radio, notably the "clear mathematical precision of radio waves. Read morePublished on April 15 2004 by Ted Magnuson
The classic science fiction theme of humanities' first brush with alien intelligence occupies center stage in Sagan's adequate, but not artful, novel. Read morePublished on Feb. 16 2004 by "thejrl"
I have to admit that I enjoyed the movie. I think it is a quite provactive work, from anything more than a simplistic analysis anyway. Read more